Indiana Center for Assisted Living

Representing the targeted interests of Indiana’s assisted living and independent living communities.

INCAL Mission

To advance the quality, value and professionalism of assisted living and independent living in Indiana for the benefit of their residents and communities.


Established in 1998, the Indiana Center for Assisted Living (INCAL) is the assisted living division of the Indiana Health Care Association (IHCA). INCAL includes a diverse mix of different ownership structures, sizes, scopes, locations and service arrays. INCAL provides information, education, consultation and advocacy to members, including regulatory guidance on all of the issues of interest to assisted living and independent living communities throughout the state.

INCAL members are entitled to receive full membership services, as well as the services of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and its assisted living partner, the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL).


COVID-19 Information Hub

We are closely monitoring the news and guidance concerning COVID-19 and are working with the Governor’s office, the Indiana State Department of Health and AHCA/NCAL, to ensure our member providers receive the necessary guidance to care for the most vulnerable Hoosiers during this public health emergency. Visit our COVID-19 information hub daily to access the latest updates.


How Can INCAL Help You?


Thought leadership on issues impacting assisted living and independent living communities issues, and the role of these communities in the care continuum.


Guidance and education to assisted living and independent living members aimed at improving operations and residents’ experiences.


Advocacy services to influence legislation and rulemaking impacting assisted living and independent living communities.

Upcoming Events


Convention & Expo

August 1, 2020 9:00 am - August 31, 2020 5:00 pm

IHCA/INCAL Annual Convention and Expo is a premier event focused on providing a dynamic, collaborative forum for all LTC and AL.

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Residential Care and Health Facility Administrator Fall Course

September 22, 2020 8:00 am - October 30, 2020 5:00 pm

This state-approved program provides the informational foundation needed to successfully pass RCA/HFA licensing exams.

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Evolving: Keep People Performing at Their Best

May 13, 2020 2:00 pm - May 13, 2020 3:30 pm

In this webinar, we will discuss ways to keep teams engaged and personalize growth opportunities for everyone.

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Interested in joining INCAL?

For membership information, contact Katie Niehoff at